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Dental Assistant Requirements for New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, and Oklahoma

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA. One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines.

CTR – What it is and What it Says About Your Dental Website Performance

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post CTR – What it is and What it Says About Your Dental Website Performance appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Practice management Websites blog Practice Management websites

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Identity Dental Marketing Provides Free Marketing Resources

Identity Dental

TAMPA, Fla., December 23, 2021/PRNewswire/ — Identity Dental Marketing’s CEO Grace Rizza provides free marketing resources through her Facebook Group, Podcast and individual strategy sessions. The Facebook group, Dentistry’s Growing With Grace, has a network of over 5,000 dental professionals.

Report calls for renewed investment in oral healthcare

Dr. Bicuspid

Oral healthcare needs to be prioritized and addressed, with renewed initiatives and investments in research that focus on oral healthcare equity, urged a commentary published on December 21 in the Lancet. The commentary accompanies the recently released update to the U.S.

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Risk analysis of factors in clinical anxiety among undergraduate and postgraduate students in dentistry

Dental News and Technology

2021 Dec 15. doi: 10.3233/WOR-205093. Online ahead of print. Abstract Background: When anxiety is persistent among dental students, the consequence could be poor academic performance, ill health, lack of empathy, and exhaustion.

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Dental Assistant Requirements for Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and South Dakota

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA. One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines.

How to overcome fear and conquer the dental school application

ASDA Blog

During my time in undergrad, my biggest obstacle was fear — fear that even if I tried hard, I still might not achieve what I wanted. For a while, this fear prevented me from giving serious thought to what I wanted to do after graduation.

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PPO PROFITS ACQUIRES DENTAL PERFORMANCE EXPERTS AND LAUNCHES THE RCM PROFITS DIVISION TO OFFER DENTAL CLAIMS PROCESSING

Dental News and Technology

CHICAGO, Dec. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PPO Profits acquires Dental Performance Experts (DPE), an elite PPO claims processing and accounts receivables firm serving PPO based dental offices nationwide (terms not disclosed).

Male Fertility Temporarily Hindered by COVID-19 Infection

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers in Belgium discovered that some men who had recovered from COVID-19 experienced lower sperm counts and reduced sperm motility up to 3 months after the infection had resolved. The semen itself, however, did not carry any risk of transmitting SARS-CoV-2.

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Green Dentistry: Safeguarding the Environment Through Sustainable Practice

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. Sustainable,” “eco-friendly” and “green.”

Carestream to sell scanner business to Envista for $600M

Dr. Bicuspid

Carestream Dental has entered into an agreement to sell its intraoral scanning technology business to dental products company Envista Holdings Corporation for $600 million. The transaction includes Carestream's flagship CS3600, CS3700, and CS3800 intraoral scanner line and related software.

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Carestream Dental Announces Sale of Scanning Technology Business

Dental News and Technology

BIG NEWS HERE! ATLANTA— Affiliates of Carestream Dental LLC (“Carestream Dental”) today announced that they have entered into an agreement to sell Carestream Dental’s Scanning Technology business to Envista Holding Corporation (“Envista”), a leading global dental products company for $600 million.

Clinical Study Evaluates Naproxen Sodium Versus an Opioid Combination in Acute Postsurgical Dental Pain

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Ted Wong, DDS, MHA. New clinical research has shown that a single 440 mg dose of over-the-counter naproxen sodium (NapS) is as effective, lasts longer, and is better tolerated than a single dose of a commonly prescribed opioid for managing acute postsurgical dental pain.

Dental Industry News: Oral Health in America (Report)

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges, a report from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.

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How dentistry really spends the holidays

Dr. Bicuspid

During this time of year, you can feel like you're doing too much. On any given day, you could be hunting for the perfect gift, preparing for your kids to return home, making plans for New Year's, or tying up loose ends at work.

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Marquee Dental Partners expands its growth strategy with the launch of a Consumer-facing dental brand in Smyrna, Tennessee

Dental News and Technology

BRENTWOOD Tenn., 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Marquee Dental Partners announces the launch of its consumer-facing dental brand, Marquee Dental. The Marquee Dental brand will be used to directly expand Marquee's industry-leading approach into select communities.

Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Deanna Alexander, RDH. After graduating from high school in the mid-80s, Deanna Alexander, RDH, began working as a file clerk in the office of a dentist who provided oral care for Detroit elementary schools. She describes it as her first taste of mobile dentistry.

The 4M model for promoting student mental health: mindfulness, movement, meaning and moderator-based interventions

The Social Care Elf

In her debut blog, Snigdha Dutta explores the 4M model for promoting university student mental health, explored by a recent systematic review which suggests that a combination of mindfulness, movement, meaning, and moderator-based interventions may help.

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Dental Practice Made Simple: New products and services

Dr. Bicuspid

After you introduce a new product or service in your practice, you need to figure out how to tell patients about it. Dr. Roger P. Levin shares some ways to do that in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple.

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Teledentistry with Heart: MouthWatch Named to Inc.'s 2021 Best in Business List in the Health Products Category

Dental News and Technology

2nd Annual List Recognizes 147 Private Companies That Put Purpose Before Profit METUCHEN, N.J., 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MouthWatch, LLC a leader in innovative teledentistry solutions and digital imaging devices, was named to the Inc. 2021 Best in Business list in the health products category.

British Dentists Balk at COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The British Dental Association (BDA) is warning the country’s public health officials that many dentists will simply leave the profession rather than adhere to a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, leaving vulnerable Brits without access to oral healthcare.

4 Changes Dentists Face Going from the Military to Private Practice

The Big Brush

Many dentists begin their careers in the military, as it immediately provides a secure salary, built-in benefits, and numerous learning opportunities. Career Growth

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NIH drops long-awaited sequel to surgeon general's report

Dr. Bicuspid

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research on December 21 released the long-awaited sequel to the U.S. surgeon general's 2000 report on oral health.

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Why Would You ever Want To Do That?

Coaches Corner

In this episode of The Madow Dental Podcast, Dr. Rich fields a great listener question that will give you a lot to think about if you are considering ways to grow your dental practice. Then in our mystery shopper calls, we ask a very simple question: “Do you do cosmetic dentistry?”

Henry Schein Celebrates 23rd Annual ‘Holiday Cheer for Children’ by Donating Clothing, Gift Cards, Toys, and More to Participating Children and Their Families

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

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The Best Stocking Stuffers for Your Dental Health

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

It’s the season of gift giving and many of the treats contain sugar, which can be harmful to our smiles in the long run.

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My top 5 key compliance resolutions for 2022

Dr. Bicuspid

At the beginning of every new year, do you promise to do something new, better, or different? Compliance expert Linda Harvey writes why you should consider vowing to get your regulatory compliance back on an even keel in 2022 and outlines five resolutions to do just that.

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What Are The Advantages Of A Dental Implant?

Phoenix Endodontist

Are you one of millions of Americans facing tooth loss? Many people today lose a tooth (or teeth) to decay, accident, or injury. Many more are lost due to periodontal disease (gum disease), which affects nearly 50% of Americans over age 30 and nearly 70% of those over age 65.

Asymptomatic Individuals With COVID-19 May Be Super-Spreaders

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Those infected with SARS-CoV-2 but show no symptoms are spreading COVID-19 throughout their communities according to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open. Out of nearly 20,000 subjects infected with the novel coronavirus, 40% had no symptoms.

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3 Tips to Control Overhead Costs for Dental Practices

The Big Brush

Overhead costs, including staffing, technology, equipment, and supplies are all part of running a dental practice. Dental Practice Business Tips

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Clinicians often misdiagnose an aggressive tooth lesion

Dr. Bicuspid

Lesions appearing on radiographs with gum swelling are often misdiagnosed as lateral periodontal cysts instead of odontogenic keratocysts, which are more aggressive. The study findings were published on December 16 in the Journal of Endodontics.

Porcelain Veneers or Dental Crowns In Blackburn?

Healthy Smiles

Porcelain veneers and crowns are both dental restoration procedures that can enhance the appearance and role of your teeth. The primary distinction is that a veneer only covers the visible area of your tooth, whereas a crown covers the entire tooth.

CDC Recommends Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization unanimously recommended that Americans receive either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as opposed to Johnson & Johnson’s.

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A Tall Order: Navigating Restorative Materials and Dental Cement Selection

3M

The post A Tall Order: Navigating Restorative Materials and Dental Cement Selection appeared first on 3M Dental Blog. EMEA (ONLY) Homepage Featured - EMEA Material Selection Productivity & Profitability Crown & Bridge

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Regular cannabis use may prolong orthodontic treatment

Dr. Bicuspid

A synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol made of cannabis compounds may diminish orthodontic tooth movement, extending treatment for regular drug users. The animal study was published on December 17 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - NORAD Tracks Santa!!!

Denticle

Every year on December 24th. the moment it begins at the International Date Line, NORAD begins tracking Santa as he delivers gifts around the globe! The Santa Tracker shows kiddos exactly *where* Santa is on every part of his trip as well as providing videos of him as he passes famous landmarks.

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Report Details 20 Years of Advances and Challenges in Americans’ Oral Health

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The National Institutes of Health’s new report, “Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges,” provides a road map on how to improve the nation’s oral health. PHOTO COURTESY NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DENTAL AND CRANIOFACIAL RESEARCH.